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I started my car up (1994 mercury cougar) v6, up this evening. its about 10 above zero out, and it started like a brand new motor! I hit the throttle one time to get it to warm up! Then i let off the peddle and the motor made a clunk sound! When i went to start it back up,

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  • O Mclean May 11, 2010

    Went to start bac up and?????

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Check out the spark plugs .it might be bad rings though

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